LOUISVILLE — A group of eight students and two advisors from the University of Arizona Presbyterian Campus Ministry (PCM) ― along with 13 Peruvian partners and youth and PC(USA) mission worker Jed Koball ― were attacked in La Oroya, Peru March 16 as they painted a mural near the troubled Doe Run Company smelter there.
LOUISVILLE, KY. (PNS) After years of downsizings and organizational changes, the office of Collegiate Ministries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is back — and a newly assembled task force is working to discern the state and future of collegiate ministry within the church.
LOUISVILLE – The Rev. Gradye Parsons, General Assembly stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has written a letter to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, urging him to call off a plan to balance the state budget in part by de-unionizing state workers.
GENEVA (ENInews) – With one U.S. delegate dissenting, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Central Committee on 21 February criticized the U.S. for its Feb. 18 veto of a UN Security Council resolution condemning continued settlement construction by Israel in the Palestinian Territories.
Representatives of Christian Churches Together (CCT) — a fellowship of 36 denominations and six national organizations representing a large spectrum of Christians — has issued the first known formal clergy response to Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”